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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )